Story Links. Naval Academy Director of Athletics Chet Gladchuk announced Thursday that Joe Bellino’s #27 will be placed on the turf at the 27-yard line at both ends of Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium facing Navy’s sideline as a tribute and in memory of the 1960 Heisman Trophy winner, who passed away on March 27.
The Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium is home to the Navy football and lacrosse teams as well as local, regional and state sports tournaments. The stadium also hosts a multitude of local, regional, national, and international events.
Naval Academy Athletic Association (2005). “Navy: Football History” (PDF). 2005 Navy Football.
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Here’s a brief history lesson on our famous friend, Bill the Goat. Let’s learn about how he came to be the official mascot of the United States Naval Academy, and what Bill was like in the early years.